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scientific name and classification system

The scientific names and classification of Plecoptera, adopted here essentially follow the checklist prepared by Dr. Takao Shimizu (personal homepege:
http://homepage.mac.com/kawagera/plec/index_j.html )

number of specimens

Each entry in the database pertains to 1 bottle.
#♂#♀: number of adult males and females in the bottle; e.g. 1♂1♀
#nymph (#last-instar): number of nymphs in the 1 bottle (and among them, last–instar nymphs); e.g. 5 nymphs (2 last-instar)

published references

List of references reporting on specimens now housed at the Lake Biwa Museum and included in the LBM Insect Spirit Collections Database.

condition of specimens

All specimens are preserved by 80% Ethanol.

published references

Kawai, T., 1954. Studies on the holognathous stoneflies of Japan. I. Six new species of Nemouridae. Mushi, Fukuoka, 26:53-58.
Kawai, T., 1955. Studies on the holognathous stoneflies of Japan. II. Descriptions of two new genera, one new subgenus and three new species of the family Capniidae. Mushi, Fukuoka, 28:5-11.
Kawai, T., 1956. Stonefly fauna of the Ozegahara Moor, with the description of a new species. Kontyû, Tokyo, 24(1):19-22.
Kawai, T., 1957. Studies on the holognathus stoneflies of Japan. III, Descriptions of four new species of capnid stoneflies. Mushi, Fukuoka, 30:41-47.
Kawai, T., 1958. Studies on the holognathous stoneflies of Japan. V. The Nemourid stoneflies of the island of Kammuri-zima. Kontyû, Tokyo, 26(4):222-226.
Kawai, T., 1960. Stuties on the holognathous stoneflies of Japan. VI. A rivision of the family Nemouridae. Mushi, Fukuoka, 34:115-136.
Kawai, T., 1963. A new species of the genus Isoperla (Plecoptera) from Echigo, Japan. Kontyû, Tokyo, 31(1):61-62.
Kawai, T., 1966a. Studies on the holognathous stoneflies of Japan. VII. The new species of Nemouridae. Mushi, Fukuoka, 39:127-133.
Kawai, T., 1966b. Plecoptera from the Hindukush. Res. Kyoto Univ. Sci. Exp. Karakorum Hindukish, 1955, Kyoto 8: 203-216.
Kawai, T., 1967. Plecoptera (Insecta). Fauna Japonica. 211pp. Biogeographical Society of Japan, Tokyo.
Kawai, T., 1968. Stoneflies (Plecoptera) from Thailand and India with descriptions of one new genus and two new species. Oriental Insects, 2(2):107-139.
Kawai, T., 1974. The second species of the genus Scopura (Plecoptera, Scopuridae). Bull. Natn. Sci. Mus., Tokyo, 17(4):275-281.
Shimizu, T., 1997a. The species of the Nemoura ovocercia group (Plecoptera: Nemouridae). Aquatic Insects, 19(4):193-218.
Shimizu, T., 1997b. New name of an Amphinemura species for Nemoura (Protonemura) spinosa KAWAI, 1960, with description of a new species from Japan (Plecoptera, Nemouridae). Jpn. J. Ent., 65(4):793-798.
Shimizu, T., 1997c. Two new species of the genus Amphinemura from Japan and Taiwan (Plecoptera, Nemouridae). Jpn. J. syst. Ent., 3(1):77-84.
Shimizu, T., 1998a. The genus Protonemura in Japan (Insecta: Plecoptera: Nemouridae). Species Diversity, 3:133-154.
Shimizu, T., 1998b. The group of Amphinemura flavostigma (Plecoptera, Nemouridae). Aquatic Insects, 20(4):203-208.
Shimizu, T., 1998c. The group of Amphinemura megaloba (Plecoptera, Nemouridae). Jpn. J. Syst. Ent., 4(2):227-236.
Tsuda, M. and T. Kawai, 1967. Zwei neue Rhyacophila-arten aus Japan. Kontyû, Tokyo, 35(2):111-112.
Uchida, S. and H. Maruyama, 1987. What is Scopura longa Uéno, 1929 (Insecta, Plecoptera)? A revision of the genus. Zoological Science, 4(4):699-709.
Uchida, S. and Y. Isobe, 1988. Cryptoperla and Yoraperla from Japan and Taiwan (Plecoptera: Peltoperlidae). Aquatic Insects, 10(1):17-31.
Uchida, S., 1983. A new species of Calineuria (Plecoptera, Perlidae) from Japan, with notes on the Japanese species of the genus. Kontyû, Tokyo, 51(4):622-627.
Uchida, S., Doctoral Thesis (1990). A revision of the Japanese Perlidae (Insecta: Plecoptera), with special reference to their phylogeny. 228pp. (Tokyo Metropolitan University) [in Japanese]
Uchida, S. and Y. Isobe, 1991. Designation of a neotype for Kamimuria tibialis (Pictet, 1841), and K. uenoi Kohno, 1947, spec. propr., stat. n. (Plecoptera, Perlidae). Aquatic Insects, 13(2):65-77.
Uéno, M., 1929. Studies on the Stoneflies of Japan. Memoirs of the College of Science, Kyoto Imperial University, Series B, 4(2): 97-155.
Uéno, M., 1931. Einige neue Ephemeropteren und Plecopteren aus mittlel-Japan. Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses, 13(2):91-104.
Uéno, M., 1938. Stoneflies and mayflies collected in Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands. Biogeographica, 3: 92-99.
Zwick, P., 1980. Notes on Plecoptera (3). Aquatic Insects., 2(3):176.
Shiga Benthos Society, 1995. Basic study of the benthos in Lake Biwa and its drainage areas. 89pp. (an internal report of Lake Biwa Museum) [in Japanese]
Uchida, S., 1981. Benthic Animals of mountain stream in the Oi-gawa Genryubu wilderness area in the southern Japanese Alps, Central Japan. Conservation Reports of the Oi-gawa Genryubu Wilderness Area, Nat. Conserv. Soc. Jap., p.295-319. [in Japanese]
Uchida, S., 1984a. Distribution of the large stoneflies in Tanzawa mountains. Natural History Report of Kanagawa, 5:17-25. [in Japanese]
Uchida, S., 1984b. Plecoptera (Insecta) collected at Konomazawa, Tsukui-machi. Natural History Report of Kanagawa, 5:26. [in Japanese]
Uchida, S., 1985. Additional Plecoptera (Insecta) collected at Konomazawa, Tsukui-machi. Natural History Report of Kanagawa, 6:79-80. [in Japanese]
Uchida, S. 1987. Plecopteran distribution in the Tamagawa River system. Analytic studies on the distribution of some insect-groups in the Tamagawa River system and its upper reaches. Tokyu Foundation for Better Environment, Tokyo, p.23-78. [in Japanese]
Hatta, K. and S. Uchida, 1989. Fauna of aquatic insects in the major rivers if the Tokai District, Central Japan (II) Plecoptera in the major rivers of the Tokai district. the Journal of Nagoya Woman's University, (35):157-169. [in Japanese]
Kohno, M., 1937a. Descriptions of the nymphs of two species of Isoperla and one species of Isogenus (Plecoptera). Mushi, 10:105-112. [in Japanese]
Kohno, M., 1938a. Descriptions of the nymphs of three species of Isoperla and Chloroperla nipponica Okamoto (Plecoptera). Mushi, 11:55-62. [in Japanese]
Kohno, M., 1941a. A new species of stonefly from Japan. Mushi, Fukuoka, 14:34-38.
Kohno, M., 1941b. New species of stonefly from Japan (1). Kontyû, Tokyo, 15:132-138.
Kohno, M., 1946a. Undescribed and unrecorded species in Japanese Plecoptera. pp.1-13. (Wakamatsu City) [in Japanese]
Kohno, M., 1953a. New species of Isoperla and Alloperla, with a description of the larva of Isogenus scriptus Klapálek. Mushi, Fukuoka, 25:63-69.
Shimizu, T. and I. Sivec, 2001. Shaeronemoura, a new genus of the Amphinemurinae (Nemouridae, Plecoptera) from Asia. Proceedings of IX International Conference on Ephemeroptera and XII International Symposium on Plecoptera, Taf del Valle, Argentina.
Nishimoto, H. and N. Kuhara, 2001. Revision of the caddisfly genus Allomyia Banks of Japan (Trichoptera: Apataniidae), with descriptions of seven new species. Entomological Science, 4(2):157-174.
Shimizu, T., 1994b. Indonemoura nohirae (Okamoto, 1922), comb. nov. (Plecoptera, Nemouridae) Newly recorded from Japan, with a redescription of Amphinemura longispina (Okamoto, 1922). Jpn. J. Ent., 62(4):619-627.
Kawai, T., 1967. Adults of mayflies, stoneflies and caddisflies in the upper Yoshino-gawa River. Tansui-Seibutsu, 12:29-31. [in Japanese]
Hirasawa, R. and M. Urabe, 2003. Ephemera strigata (Insecta: Ephemeroptera: Ephemeridae) is the intermediate host of the Nematodes Rhabdochona denudata honshuensis and Rhabdochona coronacauda in Japan. The Journal of Parasitology, 89(3):617-620.
Kawai, T., 1971. Some stoneflies from the Hidaka mountains in Hokkaido. Mem. Natn. Sci. Mus., Tokyo, (4):39-42.
Kawai, T., 1956. Some stoneflies on snow in Kami-Ukawa-mura, Kyoto Prefecture. Kontyû, Tokyo, 24:144. [in Japanese]
Kawai, T., 1961. Snow insects in Niigata Prefecture (I. Plecoptera). Bulletin of the Nagaoka Municipal Science Museum, (2):3-5. [in Japanese]

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